Gifts to the Library
The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.
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The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.
Tue: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
& 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings. Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue.
Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift. Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables. Our selection is ever changing. Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table. Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk. We will provide a donation receipt upon request.
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.
Mildred Stevens Williams
2916 Sennebec Road
Appleton, ME 04862
Thursday, November 9, 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Family Game Night. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a variety of games on the second Thursday of every month! If you have a favorite board game, please bring and share with us.
Thursday, November 16, 6:30 – 8:00 pm: Third Thursday Talks: Cycling Around the World. Please join Denis Beaudry, a new Appleton resident, as he shares his extraordinary adventures. Five years ago, he cycled around the world. Beaudry’s cycling career includes many touring trips, including cycling from Fairbanks to Seattle, and cycling around Scandinavia, Morocco, Iceland, the Pyrenees, and New Zealand. Come hear all about his fascinating experiences!
Tuesday, November 21, 3:00 – 4:00 pm: Fiber Arts Tuesday. Itching to complete that fiber arts project? Come and stitch with Penelope Olson and Julie Sells on the third Tuesday of every month.